All posts by Sam Draut

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    Louisville’s tournament run ends with 76-70 loss to Michigan State

    By Sam Draut– Through the first 20 minutes, Louisville looked like the team that had driven through the East Region, just a half away from a Final Four.  But, the problem that had plagued the Cardinals all season...

    • Posted March 29, 2015
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    Louisville WBB falls to Dayton 82-66

    After losing four centerpieces from last year’s team, Jeff Walz and his Cardinal team may have exceeded expectations this season, but it all came to an end with an 82-66 loss to Dayton on Saturday in the...

    • Posted March 29, 2015
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  • Terry Rozier led the Cards in rebounds with 14 of the Cards' 34 rebounds. Photo by Austin Lassell / The Louisville Cardinal.
    Preview: Louisville faces Michigan State in Elite Eight

    By Sam Draut– As the top two seeds in the East Region fell in the NCAA tournament’s first weekend, the bracket opened up for two of college basketball’s best coaches to meet for a chance at a...

    • Posted March 28, 2015
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    Louisville advances to the Elite Eight

    By Sam Draut– For the fifth time in the past seven years, Louisville is headed to the Elite Eight. The Cardinals defeated N.C. State 75-65 Friday night to play for the opportunity at a Final Four. Montrezl...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • Quentin Snider drives to the basket. Photo by Austin Lassell / The Louisville Cardinal
    Preview: Louisville faces UNI in Round of 32

    By Sam Draut– After a hard fought 57-55 victory on Friday against UC Irvine, Louisville faces fifth-seeded Northern Iowa Sunday evening at 9:40 p.m. in Seattle for a spot in the Sweet 16. The Panthers’ 6-foot-8 forward...

    • Posted March 21, 2015
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  • Wayne Blackshear shoots threes during a practice session at Key Arena.
    Preview: Louisville faces UC Irvine in second round

    Fourth-seeded Louisville will face 13th-seeded UC Irvine Friday afternoon in Seattle, Washington in the second round of the NCAA tournament. The Anteaters (21-12) are playing in their program’s first NCAA tournament game while the Cardinals (24-8) have...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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    Louisville heads West for NCAA tournament

    A week ago, Rick Pitino jokingly said the NCAA selection committee would send his team to play somewhere in the Pacific Ocean for the NCAA tournament. On Sunday evening, Louisville (24-8) was sent to Seattle as four...

    • Posted March 16, 2015
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    No. 16 Louisville defeats No. 2 Virginia 59-57

    Mangok Mathiang hit an 18 foot jumper with 2.7 seconds left to propel No. 16 Louisville to a 59-57 victory over second-ranked Virginia on Senior Night at the KFC YUM! Center. The live atmosphere was silenced moments...

    • Posted March 7, 2015
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    Louisville falls to Notre Dame 71-59

    No. 12 Notre Dame defeated No. 16 Louisville 71-59 on Thursday night at the KFC Yum! Center. After falling behind 42-31 at halftime, Louisville (23-7) spurted out to an 11-0 run in the second half to tie...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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    Big Sean impresses on Dark Sky Paradise

    By Matthew Shircliffe– From the feel-good tunes of “Finally Famous” to the darker, haunting ballads of “Hall of Fame,” Detroit emcee Big Sean has hit his stride with his third LP that hit stores last Tuesday, “Dark Sky...

    • Posted February 27, 2015
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